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Autumnal Equinox!

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This year in 2019 the autumnal equinox will arrive on September 23rd in North America and is the astronomical start of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. During the equinox, the sun crosses the celestial equator and the earth’s two hemispheres receive the sun’s rays almost equally. After the autumnal equinox, the nights will get longer, […]

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Adrian Parking Study!

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Rich & Associates recently conducted a study to assess the current and future parking conditions of downtown Adrian, Michigan. The purpose of the study was to; Observe, collect and analyze data to understand the state of the current parking system, identify factors influencing current conditions, understand perception versus actual conditions, project future conditions based on […]

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Back to school university and college spotlight!

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Over the past 25 years Rich & Associates has provided parking consulting, planning and design services to more than 30 college and university campuses across the country. Our experience includes comprehensive parking master planning study, management and operations consulting, and design of new parking facilities. Take a look at some of our featured projects below!

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Parking Economics & Design!

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Recently our founder and president Richard C. Rich received a package in the mail that was unlike one he’d received before. It was a package containing a book that was published in 1968 titled ‘Parking Economics and Design’. At one point the book was in a public library. The person who sent it to Mr. […]

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Corktown’s Newest Parking Structure!

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Construction is underway on a new parking structure adjacent to the Corktown Lofts building in Detroit! The Corktown Lofts building in Detroit better known as The Assembly (A Bedrock Property) is a mixed-use space consisting of residential, office, and retail space that combined totals 160,000 square feet in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. This reformed four-story commercial […]

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Returning to where it all began!

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Rich & Associates, as consultants to Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, is participating in the renovations and upgrades to a 1920’s era parking garage in downtown Detroit at the intersection of Cass Avenue and Lafayette. Improvements underway include exterior and interior structural repairs, façade improvements, new lighting, parking equipment and signage. Why is this interesting? Well, […]